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Archie Weller Archie Weller i(A29792 works by) (a.k.a. Irving Kirkwood; Kirk Weller)
Also writes as: R. Chee ; Raymond Chee
Born: Established: 1957 Cranbrook, Cranbrook area, Albany - Denmark - Mount Barker area, Far Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal
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1 Shadows on the Wall Archie Weller , 2018 single work short story
— Appears in: Australian Short Stories , no. 66 2018; Flock : First Nations Stories Then and Now 2021; (p. 21-35)
1 The Window Seat Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 297-305)
1 Deserts Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 289-296)
1 67 Yagan Way Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 274-288)
1 Whanua Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 252-273)
1 The Poppies Grow in Flanders Fields Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 241-251)

A short story involving Lester and Frankie (two Aboriginal cousins) and Lionel (a European boy), from the same district in rural West Australia, who go off to war and find themselves in the hell of Fromelles. A story of the horror and madness of war, and it's impact on the lives of those who returned. A story of a community torn by racial divide.

1 Confessions of a Headhunter Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 220-240)
1 Illusions Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 216-219)
1 Walking with Mermaids Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 204-215)
1 Chains Around My Heart Archie Weller , 2009 single work short story Indigenous story
— Appears in: The Window Seat and Other Stories 2009; (p. 179-188)
1 9 y separately published work icon The Window Seat and Other Stories Archie Weller , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2009 Z1614911 2009 selected work short story

'Since Archie Weller was runner-up for the first Vogel Award in 1980 for his novel The Day of the Dog, he has become an important voice in contemporary Indigenous writing. The Window Seat is a collection of his best short fiction and a tribute to his contribution to Australian literature.

These stories are honest, brutal and moving. In 'The Window Seat', we witness an old woman's journey home through the eyes of an disgruntled white traveller who sits beside her; in 'Stolen Car', a young Aboriginal man learns his first lesson in rough justice, and in 'Dead Dingo', we see another rallying against what his friends, life and fate are offering him. (Publisher's blurb.)

1 From : The Day of the Dog Archie Weller , 2009 extract novel (The Day of the Dog)
— Appears in: Pieces : From Acclaimed Australian Novels 2009; (p. 109-119)
1 Poem for Catherine : St Valentines Day, 2006 : The Flower of My Life i "Walking through the tangled forest I found a flower.", Archie Weller , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Unknown Soldier and Other Poems 2007; (p. 79)
1 Empty Rooms i "Empty rooms", Archie Weller , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Unknown Soldier and Other Poems 2007; (p. 77-78)
1 Black Pearl i "A piece of grit", Archie Weller , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Unknown Soldier and Other Poems 2007; (p. 75-76)
1 Fiona : A Wildflower i "I'll bet some people said when she was born", Archie Weller , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Unknown Soldier and Other Poems 2007; (p. 74)
1 Rhonda i "Underneath the dark opal moon", Archie Weller , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Unknown Soldier and Other Poems 2007; (p. 73)
1 Christine i "Sweet woman", Archie Weller , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Unknown Soldier and Other Poems 2007; (p. 71-72)
1 Robyn's Song i "Black eyes seen in a city dawn", Archie Weller , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Unknown Soldier and Other Poems 2007; (p. 70)
1 Poem for Lillana i "Into this place a stranger came", Archie Weller , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Unknown Soldier and Other Poems 2007; (p. 69)
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